Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

No-One Stops to Aid Lyndal; Trapped in Her Car after She Hit a Roo, Vehicles Passed By

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

No-One Stops to Aid Lyndal; Trapped in Her Car after She Hit a Roo, Vehicles Passed By

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Byline: Amy Haydock Amy.Haydock@capnews.com.au

LYNDAL Roth sat trapped in the driver's seat of her vehicle, covered in glass shards after a night-time collision with a kangaroo.

Her vehicle's hazard lights were on and she tried waving to passers-by but no-one stopped.

As car after car passed Monday's accident scene on the Yeppoon Rockhampton Road about 9.20pm, the 38-year-old Yeppoon mother said she lost faith in humanity.

aThis was my first real accident, I was terrified and in shock, the noise of the impact was deafening and continuously haunting,a Lyndal said.

aI am extremely lucky I could reach my mobile phone and lucky I was not injured or bleeding because I would still be there wouldn't I?a

Lyndal said when she came to the stretch of road just before the Oak's service station, she saw the large roo on the other side of the road.

aI was doing 80kmh and saw it jump towards my car,a she said.

aIt went over the bonnet and smashed into the windscreen as well. …

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